Evidence-Based Models

Evidence-Based and Promising Practice Models of
In-Home Family Treatment in Connecticut

Connecticut is at the cutting edge in the development of a comprehensive service array of empirically supported treatments for children, adolescents and families with a wide array of treatment needs. Connecticut stakeholders have recognized that there cannot be a “one size fits all” approach to intervention and have embraced the commitment to a continuum of services to maintain youth with serious behavioral, psychiatric and substance abuse concerns in their homes, in their communities and out of more restrictive settings wherever possible. The Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF), Connecticut Support Services Division (CSSD) and the Behavioral Health Partnership - Beacon Health have continued to support intensive in home treatment services to meet this vision through providing funding for in-home treatment programs for children and adolescents including:

Connecticut also embraces research-supported in-home treatment interventions to address other family issues that impact positive outcomes for youth, such as child abuse and neglect and parental substance abuse:

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